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greasytshirt

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Don't ask questions on my wall. I won't answer them. Aug 22, 2017

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    1. junkpickup
      junkpickup
      Greasytshirt I need some help. Losing transmission fluid but can not find a leak. Is it common to leak into the radiator when cooling? No lights have come on. It also leaks coolant from behind the turbo. Difficult to get at. It's a 2008 with about 280k miles
    2. EEC17
      EEC17
      I have 2011 Hino 338 and my a/c stated blowing hot air. I checked my fuses. It started over night!
    3. greasytshirt
      greasytshirt
      Don't ask questions on my wall. I won't answer them.
    4. Fb1817lover
      Fb1817lover
      Hi I hv an 04 fb1817 n trbl bgn after I chngd the break n blinker rear lights to leds. Abs popup right away with a little dot lit up perm on the brk lights when engine was on. Pwr back feed on the brk lgt cct? Trk ran but lost pwr n wud almost stall. Sum white smk after pwrloss. Ran well b4 that with 481k Allison said it's an eng issue. Hino chged fuel tank breather n filters. Same prob. thnku
      1. greasytshirt
        greasytshirt
        Often, ballasts need to be added to brake light circuits when LEDs are used.
        Aug 22, 2017
      2. greasytshirt
        greasytshirt
        Please ask questions about Hinos in the Hino forum, I can't see this particular area on my phone.
        Aug 22, 2017
    5. sman79
      sman79
      Hi, I'm working on a 2016 Hino 268 and I have received a code I've never seen before, it's p016f abnormality in common rail pressure control. Have you seen this code before? Was it an issue in the limiter in the front of the rail or the pressure regulator on the backside of the rail?
      1. greasytshirt
        greasytshirt
        Please ask this question in Hino forum within the Truck talk forum.
        Aug 22, 2017
    6. Richelle
      Richelle
      Hi I have a question , I have a 2013 hino 358 that is using too much gas .

      It is using 200km per tank. I called the dealership and for my truck , i should get 400km per tank .

      What could be the issue ? Thank you
      1. greasytshirt
        greasytshirt
        Please ask this question in the Hino forum within the truck talk forum. There are a few people in there that can help.
        Aug 1, 2017
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    7. greasytshirt
      greasytshirt
      Writing my Dad's obituary.
      1. Lawrence
        Lawrence
        Very sorry to hear this. Please accept our thoughts and condolences.
        Jun 29, 2017
      2. Treadmill
        Treadmill
        Sorry to hear of your dads passing.
        Jun 30, 2017
    8. PJ 515253
      PJ 515253
      Hello greasytshirt! I happened to be googling Hino engines, specifically the WO6TI, and your thread about you working on them from a few years ago came up. I signed up here just to ask you some questions if that's ok. Are the Hino marine engines the same that are in the trucks? I'm looking at a boat with twin 310hp WO6TI engines. If maintained are they reliable engines? Thank you !
      1. greasytshirt
        greasytshirt
        I've only worked on one pair of Hino marine engines. I've heard from others that they're very good if maintained correctly. They are not the same as in the trucks, the architecture is different.
        Jun 1, 2017
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      2. PJ 515253
        PJ 515253
        Thank you for your input. It hasn't been easy to find any kind of info on them. And on the boating forums everyone has a different opinion on them.
        Jun 2, 2017
      3. greasytshirt
        greasytshirt
        Just like everything else, identify a parts and repair center near you and get to know the people. Hire a Hino-specific mechanic for a few hours to give you as comprehensive an analysis as possible. Investigate parts availability before buying. I was very impressed with how smooth these two engines ran.
        Jun 2, 2017
    9. JMC
      JMC
      How do you drain the DEF fluid tank on the HINO? The message came up to replace the DEF fluid with the engine in the on position. The exceleration on the truck has decreased.
      1. greasytshirt
        greasytshirt
        Turn key on, engine off. Remove 12mm bolt on bottom of DEF tank. The computers want to see the level drop all the way down. With the key still on, add at least 2 gallons. This is probably not the real problem though, unless there's a chance the DEF was contaminated or diluted.
        May 7, 2017
    10. Niko
      Niko
      Hey there. Have a question about a hino burner malfunction
    11. greasytshirt
      greasytshirt
      7 vehicles in my yard that aren't mine.
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    12. greasytshirt
      greasytshirt
      Knees crunchy as granola. Awesome.
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    13. 1st class tow
      1st class tow
      How is it going, I've been reading your posts and see you know your stuff so I have a question regarding my 2014 hino 258lp . It is kicking a AT light and it stops shifting after it gets hot but it doesn't always do it and I'm about to flush the tranny any ideas on what to look for I has 250000 k on it thanks
      1. greasytshirt
        greasytshirt
        You need to have the codes pulled out of the transmission's computer for me to help. Also, is your ABS light on? The ABS HAS TO work correctly on these.
        Mar 28, 2017
      2. greasytshirt
        greasytshirt
        Also, a tranny flush is not required or recommended. Only use a fluid that meets Allison's 295 specification.
        Mar 29, 2017
    14. Aligio A Francesco
      Aligio A Francesco
      Hey buddy I have a 2013 Hino that keeps bogging down it's sometimes won't go past 20 miles an hour and then it will start moving like normal it keeps doing it intermittently we had it serviced. It's got 251,000 miles
      1. Treadmill
        Treadmill
        Try posting this in the Truck forum. It might get read faster.
        Jan 17, 2017
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      2. greasytshirt
        greasytshirt
        It's the brake light switch, most likely. Adjust it until the plunger is completely pressed in with the pedal released. Don't break the lock.
        Jan 17, 2017
    15. greasytshirt
      greasytshirt
      Replacing roll-up doors on Freightliners in my driveway.
    16. denversnowmobiler
      denversnowmobiler
      Hello, my 2013 hino 268 was shut down for lunch and then wouldn't start again. With the key on you can get the starter to crank by jumping the solenoid with a screwdriver.
      Apparently I have a sensor or something that went out?

      What can you recommend?
    17. Bigmike45440
      Bigmike45440
      Hey I have a 2005 hino with the 4cyl turbo automatic. This truck tops out at 67 and won't go anymore. Is there a way to increase the fuel trim on it or what needs to be done. Plenty of get up and go. Just won't top the 67.
      1. greasytshirt
        greasytshirt
        You know, it might have a speed limiter set in it. Someone with Hino-specific software would have to connect to it to see.
        Sep 26, 2016
    18. Gsxjamie
      Gsxjamie
      Hi greasy shirt I was hoping you could help me. I'm working on a 2007 hino 258 and it has a cylinder 1 misfire. Replaced the injector but still has the misfire. The cylinder has compression. What should I look for next bud. I really need your help thanks for your time
    19. greasytshirt
      greasytshirt
      Crabgrass is still grass.
    20. Nicholas Giokaris
      Nicholas Giokaris
      I need your help can you please message me. Thank You
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